Vasanuga, aka: Vasānuga, Vashanuga, Vaśānuga, Vasha-anuga; 3 Definition(s)


Vasanuga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Vaśānuga can be transliterated into English as Vasanuga or Vashanuga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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vasānuga : ((vasa + ānuga), adj.) obedient; dependent; subjected.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vasanuga in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Vaśānuga (वशानुग).—(so vaśaṃgata) a. obedient to the will of another, submissive, subject; नमस्यामो देवान्ननु हतविधेस्तेऽपि वशगाः (namasyāmo devānnanu hatavidheste'pi vaśagāḥ) Bh.2.94. (-m.) a servant.

Vaśānuga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaśa and anuga (अनुग). See also (synonyms): vaśaga, vaśavartin.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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